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Wigford Down 2 Cairn

Wigford Down 2 Cairn

Photo taken on 18-06-2017

Database entries

OS Map: SX 54675 65110
OS Source: Garmin
HER: MDV2312
Alternate name: Wigford Down 2
Short Name: CN Wigford D8
Butler map: 48.1.2
Grinsell: MEAVY 2
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cairn Class: Yes
Barrow Report: 62
Dimensions (m): 26.0 x 0.4
Lidar: SX 54675 65110
Nearby sites: SX 54675 65110


The remains of a disturbed prehistoric cairn. It was re-used as an observation post during World War Two. Wigford Down 1 in Barrow Report 62.


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